• March 203/22- Academic District UIL; Golf @ Winstar; 3/23- Track- Ponder Relays

  • March 203/21- JV Tennis @ Godley; 3/22- Varsity Tennis @ Godley

  • March 203/21- Baseball and Softball vs. Callisburg- 4:30/6:30; 3/24- Baseball and Softball @ Whitesboro- 4:30/6:30

  • 9-3A Boys Basketball All-District Selections    2016-17

    9-3A Boys Basketball All-District Selections 2016-17

    March 8, 2017

    Many of the Ponder Lions received awards this week for their outstanding performances this season.  The results for our district are as follows:  MVP: Chase Harris #32 Sr (Ponder) Offensive Player(s):  Tye Schlueter #10 Jr (Ponder) Defensive Player(s):  Logan Nelson #22 Jr (Gunter) 6th Man of the Year:...

  • Bass Brigade

    Bass Brigade

    TJ Pullen, Reporter

    March 2, 2017

    This past summer I had the opportunity to attend Bass Brigade. It was an eye opening  week. Bass Brigade is one of six programs offered by Texas Brigades. The experience I had while at Bass Brigade opened my mind to my future possibilities. While at Bass Brigade I learned about the many species of fish ...

  • Ponder Breaks Donation Record

    Ponder Breaks Donation Record

    Jonathan Aguilar, reporter

    February 27, 2017

    Last Wednesday the National Honor Society hosted the annual blood donation here at PHS. There were many students giving blood and many lives were saved because of this. Ponder students and staff reached our goal and surpassed our all time record of units donated at Ponder.  We were able to donate 113...

  • Boys Beat Whitewright for Bi-district Title

    Boys Beat Whitewright for Bi-district Title

    Sadie Dearing and Mrs. J

    February 23, 2017

    The Ponder Lions won the first round of the playoffs by claiming the bi-district title over Whitewright 66-55 on Monday in Prosper.  Tye Schluter  led the team with 22 points, followed by Rylan Waldo with 14 and Chase Harris with 13.  There was a lot of back and forth, but the Lions pulled it out...

  • Favorite Teachers- A New Tradition

    Favorite Teachers- A New Tradition

    Patrick McGill, Reporter

    February 21, 2017

    The Lions basketball team started a new tradition this year by recognizing their favorite teachers here at Ponder.  The teachers recognized were as follows: Game Date: Tuesday, November 15th Opponent: Princeton Teacher: Mrs. Crider Player: Dean Akins Game Date: Friday, January 6th Opponent:...

Fun Facts — New Year’s Eve Edition

Fun Facts — New Year’s Eve Edition

Patrick McGill, reporter

The first New year was celebrated 4,000 years by the ancient Babylonians. It's tradition to ring in New Year's with family and friends because it is rumored that, depending on the first people you see, you will ei...

December 15

Texas Brigades Youth Leadership Camp

Texas Brigades Youth Leadership Camp

TJ Pullen, Author

The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership skills and knowledge in wildlife, fisheries, and land stewardship to become conservation ambassadors for a sustained natural resource legacy....

October 27

Who Would You Vote For?

Who Would You Vote For?

Many of you will not be able to vote in the general election next month, but the staff at The Roar still wants to know who you would pick.  So think about it, do your research, and on October 24th, we will have a poll here...

October 10

Reds’ Pitcher Michael Lorenzen’s Tribute to his Father

Reds’ Pitcher Michael Lorenzen’s Tribute to his Father

Jack Dow, Reporter

Reds' reliever Michael Lorenzen shared a bittersweet moment with his teammates in his last outing, less than a week after his father's death.  Before tears were let out, Michael had to overcome the situation that was brought...

August 31

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Bailey Beer Wins Volunteer Award

On March 6th, 2017, Bailey Beer was honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages...

March 24

El Pollo Loco

El Pollo Loco

March 24

Varsity tennis

March 24

Napoleon Dynamite Movie Review

Napoleon Dynamite Movie Review

March 23

Weekly Weather

Weekly Weather

Hannah Wood, Reporter

Tuesday March 21- (Sunny) High/87* Low/62* Wednesday March 22- (Partly Cloudy) High/80* Low/60* Thursday March 23- (Partly Cloudy/Wind) High/81* Low/60* Friday ...

March 23

Weather for 3/8-3/20

Weather for 3/8-3/20

March 8

February 27

Weather for this Week

Weather for this Week

February 23

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Bailey Beer Wins Volunteer Award

On March 6th, 2017, Bailey Beer was honored for her exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award. The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant...

March 24

Band Concert and Sightreading

Band Concert and Sightreading

Mary McKenna

The band did very well.  They received a division 1 on stage, and a division 2 in sight reading.  That adds to their division 1 in marching in the fall, receiving a first place in both Class 1 marching...

March 9

One Act Play District Competition

One Act Play District Competition

Eddie Jaimes, Reporter

One Act Play did splendidly and they achieved alternate for the first time in Ponder history! OAP started auditions for their district contest back in December and worked vigorously for 4 months. Jamie...

March 8

Betty Foster Public Library

Betty Foster Public Library

Julie West, Reporter

At the Betty Foster Public Library, you can find all kinds of books, movies, magazines, and games. Students and other youth can also get volunteer hours here.  It is a great place to get those hours...

February 23

PHS CLASS FAVORITES 2017

PHS CLASS FAVORITES 2017

Hannah Wood, Reporter

Most Attractive Emery Barraza, Jase Hutcherson(9th) Caroline Hicks, Mason Durrett(10th) Bailey Frenette, Tye Schluter(11th) Morgan Melvin, Ethan Hill(12th) Most Talkative Susie Han, ...

February 16

Ms. Davis

Ms. Davis

February 2

Teachers of The Week

Teachers of The Week

January 30

Ms. Dugger

Ms. Dugger

January 25

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